January 2017 Austin HIMSS Newsletter

Hello Chapter Members,


Austin HIMSS - Attending the national conference?

If you plan on attending the national conference next month, please sign up to attend the TX Chapter reception by CLICKING HERE

Lunch and Learn

Thanks again to Dr. Teague for the excellent presentation about MACRA – MIPS! If you missed it or want to watch it again, please CLICK HERE. If you would like to view the slide deck, please CLICK HERE.

HIT Advocacy in 2017

HIMSS Advocacy and plans for Texas Health IT Day at the Texas Legislature are heating up!  Look for upcoming announcements about volunteer opportunities for leading up to the big event on April 12th!

Contact Kristin Norton, Advocacy Chair, at austin.advocacy@himsschapter.org to learn more and to join our growing group of  Advocacy committee members and HIT Day volunteers from across Texas.

New Sponsors

Austin HIMSS welcomes ALCON DTS, Allscripts, & Austin Home Security Judge as new sponsors!  

ALCON DTS is a leader in the Medical IT Consulting and Network Integration industry with headquarters located in Austin, TX. Through our experience, certified computer and compliance consultants, along with our internal HIPAA Compliance, we provide your organization with the framework and IT consulting services to meet your business technology objectives.

Allscripts is the largest ambulatory electronic health record (EHR) company and one of the largest health information technology companies in the United States.  Allscripts OPEN technology network allows industry healthcare technology developers to utilize open API and FHIR technologies to integrate innovative healthcare applications with Allscripts EHR systems.  This OPEN technology brings cutting-edge healthcare applications to providers, patients, consumers, payers and the pharmaceutical industry to help drive better outcomes for patients.  Allscripts welcomes innovation partners through this innovative business process.

Austin Home Security Judge reviews the top home security systems in the area. We have spent hours to find and give you our Top 3 companies to help you decide which home security system works best for your needs, lifestyle and budget.

All the best,

-Doug Burkott, FHIMSS
President, Austin HIMSS Chapter